Family Engagement

Macki Walsh

Macki Verble

Program Coordinator

Ways to Connect

The Mountaineer Family Experience Portal is your one-stop shop for important campus news and deadlines, recommendations and tips for supporting your student, and subscribing to a customizable newsletter.

Appalachian Today is the official source for news and events at Appalachian State University.

Experiences outside of the classroom can enrich not only your student’s academic experience, but also their social and career development. Explore the variety of experiences that App State has to offer, including opportunities for engagement, recreation and enjoyment of the arts.

FERPA and Parent Access to Student Records

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law governing the access to, and privacy of, educational records. Student consent must be provided to allow specified family members to have authorized access to academic, student accounts, financial aid and/or conduct records.

Learn more about FERPA and Parent Access at App State.